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Uttarakhand HC to hear 9 rebel Congress MLAs’ petition today

Uttarakhand High Court will on Saturday hear nine rebel Congress MLAs’ petition against their disqualification.

india Updated: May 07, 2016 11:42 IST
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Dehradun: Rebel Congress leader Vijay Bahuguna, along with other rebel Congress MLAs, at a press conference at his official residence in Dehradun.
Dehradun: Rebel Congress leader Vijay Bahuguna, along with other rebel Congress MLAs, at a press conference at his official residence in Dehradun.(PTI)

Uttarakhand High Court will on Saturday hear nine rebel Congress MLAs’ petition against their disqualification.

Earlier the hearing was scheduled to be held on Monday.

But the rebel MLAs had filed special representation, requesting the court to conduct an early hearing.

Meanwhile, the Centre on Friday agreed to Supreme Court’s suggestion for a floor test in the Assembly under the apex court’s supervision.

The President’s rule will temporarily be lifted on Tuesday and Chief Minister Harish Rawat will seek the confidence vote in the house.

An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra had on April 27 directed the continuation of President’s rule in Uttarakhand.

The Centre had imposed President’s rule in the state on March 27.